ALCASORB® PGAR - PGA Rapid, USP 3/0, 26mm, 3/8, Cutting Edge, 75cm, Dyed


ALCASORB® RAPID sutures are synthetic absorbable sterile surgical sutures which are made of Polyglycolic Acid. The braided structure of the suture is coated; prepared by Calcium Stearate and Polycaprolactone structure.

In order to ease of operation, ALCASORB® RAPID sutures are colored violet or undyed (natural, beige). ALCASORB® RAPID sutures are presented in USP 6/0 - USP 2 gauge sizes in a variety of lengths from 10 cm to 150cm, as non-needled or attached to stainless steel needles of varying types and sizes.

Areas of usage:

Ophthalmic Surgery, Urology, Odontology, Gynaecology, Paediatric Surgery, Oral Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Skin Closure

3/8 Circle3/8 CircleCutting Edge

$98.00 GST excl.

Single Box Price | 12 Sutures per Box

Suture characteristics
Absorbable Multifilament Synthetic
Chemical structure
100% Polyglycolic Acid, synthetic, absorbable braided surgical suture
Polycaprolactone & Calcium Sterate
Violet - Undyed
Wound support
~ 10-14 days
~ 40-45 days
Tensile strength
5th day ~50% | 14th day ~0% wound support
USP range
6/0 - 2
Sterilization characteristics
Gamma Irradiation
Product characteristics
Excellent tensile strength, high knot safety
In aluminum foil packages, with needle or without needle
Needle types
Taper point, reverse cutting, taper cut, blunt point, diamond, spatula, straight
Suture lengths
10 to 150cm